GROTON — Buoyed by a sweep in the pole vault, the Groton-Dunstable boys track team piled up a big lead in the field events and went on to an easy 106-39 win over Quabbin in MidWach B action.
Andrew Lanier won the pole vault with an effort of 8-6, finishing ahead of teammates Brendan McCarthy and Chris Funch, and the Crusaders never looked back, finishing first in 13 of the 17 events.
Kevin Greene enjoyed a huge day to pace the win. The senior won the long jump with a leap of 18-11.5, the triple jump with a leap of 35-10.5, and the 200 meters with a clocking of 24.5. Greene was also a member of the winning 4 X 100 relay team, along with Jake Manning, Furciniti and Kevin Whelan, which ran a 47.7.
Whelan also came up big to key the win, capturing both the shot put (42-11) and the discus (103-2), while tacking on a second-place finish in the 100 meters.
Brendan McCarthy enjoyed a productive day for the Crusaders, winning the mile in 4:53, and adding thirds in the high jump and 800 meters.
Other first-place finishes for Groton-Dunstable included: Jim Ludlow in the javelin (134-2), Steve O’Brien in the two mile (10:49, Andrew Davis in the 400 meters (58.0), Chris Funch in the 800 meters (2:09), and the 4 X 400 relay team of Davis, St. Jean, Funch, and Lanier, which ran a 3:55.
Ed MCarron scored in three events with second-place finishes in the 100 meter high hurdles, and the 300 meter intermediate hurdles, and a third in the long jump. Corey Magliozzi earned seconds in the shot put and the javelin, while Corey Lefebvre was second in the discus and third in the 200 meters. Brian Latario earned thirds in the 100 meter high hurdles and the 300 meter intermediate hurdles.
Tom Maio turned in an outstanding effort for Quabbin, winning the high jump (5-6), the 100 meter high hurdles (17.1), and the 300 meter intermediate hurdles (45.4), and adding a second in the long jump.